Monthly Archive: April 2015

April 30 Round and Round It Goes Comments

Round and Round It Goes!

The Bible says: ‘…Whoever sows … generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able...

April 29 Withdraw in Order to Draw Comments

Withdraw in Order to Draw

The secret to success lies in knowing what God has assigned and gifted you to do. Once you discover those two things, delegate the rest or let it go. This isn’t easy, because others will place demands on your time...

April 28 Are You in a Storm 2 Comments

Are You in a Storm? (2)

Matthew records: ‘Then His disciples came to Him and awoke Him, saying, “Lord, save us! We are perishing!” But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, O you of little faith”? Then He arose and rebuked the winds and...

April 27 Are You in a Storm 1 Comments

Are You in a Storm? (1)

Matthew records, ‘Jesus got into a boat, and His followers [disciples] went with Him. A great storm arose…’ (vv. 23-24 NCV). In the Greek language the words ‘a great storm’ are one word – seismos. A seismologist studies earthquakes and...

April 26 The hammer approach Comments

The hammer approach!

Famous psychologist Abraham Maslow said, ‘If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.’ What he means is that some of us have strong personalities and always take the hammer approach...

April 25 The God of All Comfort 2 Comments

The God of All Comfort (2)

When you’re troubled, remember: 1) God’s comfort is real. Do you recall being sad or afraid as a child? And do you remember feeling the comfort of your mother’s presence? God’s comfort is even more real than your mother’s was...

April 24 The God of All Comfort 1 Comments

The God of All Comfort (1)

Of all the names given to God in Scripture, none is more consoling than ‘…the God of all comfort, Who comforts us in all our troubles…’ (vv. 3-4 NIV). Notice the words ‘all comfort’. That means there are no exceptions...

April 23 You Can Do It Comments

You Can Do It!

After seeing the giants in the Promised Land, ten of Israel’s twelve spies came back and said, ‘It can’t be done.’ But the other two, Joshua and Caleb, said, ‘It can.’ But because of Israel’s unbelief, Caleb had been forced...

April 22 Practise Being Unselfish 5 Comments

Practise Being Unselfish (5)

Here are three questions people often ask themselves when you’re talking to them: 1) Do you really care about me? Dr. Calvin Miller put it like this: ‘When people listen to others speak, sometimes they’re silently thinking, “I am loneliness...

April 21 Practise Being Unselfish 4 Comments

Practise Being Unselfish (4)

The people you seek to influence in life always ask themselves: Do you care about me? Think about the best experiences you’ve had with people in your own life. What do they all have in common? They genuinely cared about you,...